Christ United Methodist Church

301 E Drake Road

Fort Collins, Colorado

Current news

July 22, 2021

Dear Friends,

All are welcome to join us Sunday, July 25, for worship and livestreaming at 10 a.m. Pastor Hugh Harris will be leading us in worship. Although retired, he remains very active in the life of the Church. He currently is serving part-time at Simla UMC. His message, "All Can Come Near" is based on Jeremiah 23:1-6 and Ephesians 2:11-22. We will be singing  as a congregation in the Sanctuary this Sunday. Masks will be required during singing and optional during the rest of the service. 

Worship and Sunday School Information:

  • July 18, we resumed singing during worship with 2 hymns at the end of the service. Masks are required while singing.
  • Fellowship Time in the Fellowship Hall is immediately after worship. Please join us!
  • Social Time is at 11 a.m. via Zoom for those who worship with us online.
  • Masks are optional (except during congregational singing).
  • The 6 foot distancing designation has been removed.
  • There is one worship service, live and livestreamed at 10 a.m. Childcare is available. 
  • Viewers from home will be able to join the livestream @ 9:45 a.m. with a Zoom link and will see the sanctuary live and hear pre-worship music, much as we did before we stopped in person worship last year.
  • Attending in person: waves will be important to welcome our streamed visitors and each other.
  • Adult Sunday School is in room 107 at 8:45 – 9:45 a.m.
  • Children's Summer Program of activities: ages 2-12 during worship. Childcare for those under age 2.
  • Attendance pads have been returned to the pews.

Here is the link for Sunday worship, via Zoom at 10 a.m. Please do not log in before 9:45 a.m. Thank you.  

Social Time at 11 a.m.  after Sunday worship  for those who worship online:  click here for the Social Time Zoom link.

Click here for the 10 a.m. Sunday bulletin order of worship.   To follow along during worship at home, attached is hymn no. 492. We will be singing as a congregation  hymn no. 2220 and  "May the Good Lord bless..." (used by permission from Jann Gray Theilgaard).   Our prayer list is included in the bulletin order of worship.


Click here for this week's announcements. Click here for a flyer regarding iGive, a free service to generate donations for CUMC by shopping online.  Click here for more information about iGive.

Families: Childcare for children up to age 2 is available during worship.  Ask for Miss Cori in the narthex (entry).

Children's Summer Program:  Miss Cori is offering activities for children ages 2-12 during worship each Sunday. If you have questions or concerns, contact Cori Rice,

Adult Sunday School is  Sunday mornings at 8:45-9:45 a.m. (before 10 o'clock service) in Rm. 107.

Bible Studies and Committee Meetings: are gradually returning to meeting in person or having hybrid meetings. Check out the church calendar for locations. Contact the office if you need more information on joining a Bible Study or attending Adult Sunday School class.

Pastor Aaron's weekday devotion is on our website and on Facebook. His devotions are on pause July 26 - 30, as he has been on vacation. Archived devotions are available  here.  

We now have Wi-Fi throughout the entire building! Contact Debbie in the office if you have a group ready to resume meeting at the church.

NOTE: The church offices will be closed on Mondays  through the summer. Pastor Aaron can be reached in an emergency, via his cell phone, 303-907-7692.

Are you interested in learning more about Christ United Methodist Church? We have added a Virtual Membership Form which you can fill out to indicate your interest in CUMC.  We have a FAQ page here. You can also contact Pastor Aaron via email, or 303-907-7692. 

Recordings are available all week on our website.   Listen/Watch Weekday Devotionals and previous Sunday Worship from Pastor Aaron.  


Our Covid-19 document has been updated as of July 15, 2022.

All returning and new groups/classes/meetings, if you want to meet (inside or outside), you must fill out a room request form, and Building Use Agreement forms, and read our revised Building Use Policy.  The links to those documents  are on our contact us page Masks are optional and there are no longer occupancy limits for the classrooms so you will need to work with Debbie in the office to determine what space will work for you and what is available. Contact Tracing is no longer required.  Forms to indicate room sanitizing are no longer required but we do ask you to continue sanitizing the spaces you use.  

If you are in a position to support our church financially, we have a message from our finance committee.  To donate directly on our website, go to our Giving page. We thank you for all of your support given in so many ways. Not only your financial donations as you are able but also your words of encouragement and love.

We pray that you are safe and well at this moment. 

God Bless!

Pastor Aaron Gray and Staff

welcome to Christ  United Methodist Church

You've discovered a warm and open church in the heart of Fort Collins, Colorado. We are a welcoming Christian community where Jesus Christ equips and empowers ordinary people to serve in extraordinary ways.

Please join us Sunday morning as we gather for worship, study, and fellowship.

  • Christian Education for Adults - 9:45 am, room 107, east wing
  • Christian Education for Children for ages 2 through 12 at 10:15 am, downstairs, south wing
  • Worship via Zoom  - 9:30 am. See weekly letter above for Zoom link
  • Worship in the Sanctuary - 11 am, Covid protocols in place
  • Celebrate the Lord's Supper - the first Sunday of every month at both services
  • Child Care available
  • Coffee and Fellowship - On hold until further notice

Check out our calendar for church and community meetings and events. To find out more about us, explore the pages of this website and visit us at 301 E. Drake Road in Fort Collins anytime. You can also find us on Facebook. We welcome your comments and likes! 

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